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find -- i am an eternal. i used to be a reporter. it is a combination of writing and editing from my vantage point. >> did you both deal with the editor and publisher? >> yes. >> thanks a lot. that is three interesting. >> one of my favorite parts of the book is petraeus is the dominant character and we have great access to him and it is told from his point of view but we established a group of secondary characters. three of them were the tenet commanders who were commanding combat battalions so we tell the story of their war. one fodder on kandahar, one in the mountains of eastern afghanistan, and gazni province and they all intersected with petraeus. the fourth secondary character is here, doug oliphant. we have one of the lieutenant colonels here. the general's aid in bosnia? he was his aide during the invasion of iraq. harry was back in afghanistan -- and here he was back in afghanistan. it was the first time -- petraeus has a special relationship with the 101st because he commanded them in the invasion of iraq. it was his first combat command. it so happened that the 101st was i
. so brian's been helping us out with that along with loretta and the american ireland fund. thanks of course especially to president joya who has made me feel so welcome here and to dean of the mcdonough school of business and to j.t. right there who is learning the cords of sunday, bloody sunday instead of doing his homework. that's president's son. [applause] >> all right, j.t. and amu menam. you know, look at that. this is going to -- this is the spirit. and that is going to change the world. you have it in here in this room. you can feel it. and what a room it is, by the way. wow. i mean youtube has play -- i mean u 2 has played some nice halls. i don't know if this is a lectern or a pulpit, but i feel oddly comfortable. it's a bit of a worry, isn't it? so welcome to pop culture studies. 101, please take out your notebooks. today we're going to discuss why rock stars should never ever be given microphones at institutions of higher learning. you will receive no credits for taking this class. i'll even -- not even street credits. it's too late for that. i will be dropping in odds
. there are a lot of us you think we're in a different place in our history, in this economy, and we have to take much more seriously the allocation of our resources and the impact of that tax code on investment and consumption in this country if we are going to have a piper the economy. that argument -- a vibrant economy. that would lead you to begin to this is much more serious about tax reform. let me add just to make the thing harbor, i think chris carter, dick is right, you will not just rate reductions as a way to pay for it. what you might look for is another stream of income, and one theory that is under discussion in some circles, we get a lot of analysis, the carbon tax, which does not have a prayer in hell kind of proposition. if we enabled factions in the congress to get other things they want as important, it might be that he could start something modestly that grows over time and in a sense kill two birds with constant. somebody might get killed in the process. >> that is right. what you look for is the least worst alternative, and that is something like that that may provide that.
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